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Twenty-three – 03

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] “I don’t think anyone else has a better one,” Thordin said, his gaze steady and his voice low. “I know I don’t and I also know that I’m tired as hell of … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 02

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] The question seemed to unlock his tongue and clear the blockage that had choked off his words. It didn’t erase all the nerves, though, and he kept pacing even as he started … Continue reading

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Twenty-three – 01

[This post is from Matt’s point of view.] Midafternoon found them all back by the cookfire, with Tala silently stirring a pot of chili with a look so thoughtfully judgmental that Matt found himself wanting to shrink away. He barely … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 06

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] Teague’s lips thinned and he finally looked up to meet her eyes again. He cleared his throat quietly before words came again. “I saw things, started dreaming. It wasn’t—” his voice hitched … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 05

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] Kira took one breath, then another, staring down at the sudsy water for a few seconds as she tried to collect her thoughts. When the fever had him. That, too, had been … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 04

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] Kira turned back to him, blinking. “What the hell are you talking about?” Teague waved an arm, sitting down on the steps down from the porch, staring blankly at the laundry tub … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 03

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] Teague smiled faintly, leaning in to nuzzle her cheek. A tear slipped free of his lashes, running from his cheek to hers. She brushed it away from his cheek, wrapping both arms … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 02

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] Teague exhaled a sigh, leaning forward to rest his forehead against hers. Little Seamus stirred in his arms, yawning, then seemed to drift back to sleep again. Teague choked on a laugh … Continue reading

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Twenty-two – 01

[This post is from Kira’s point of view.] “I have a bad feeling.” Nothing could make her blood run cold the way hearing those words from his lips could. Kira turned, swallowing the bile that had suddenly risen in her … Continue reading

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Twenty-one – 07

[This post is from Phelan’s point of view.] Phelan smiled faintly, cradling his mug in both hands. He sipped slowly, savoring the heat and ignoring the bitterness that the herbs lent to the brew. “You might be right,” he said … Continue reading

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